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IBM Robot Debater Takes on Humans, Sifting Through Fake and Real News

IBM on Monday hosted a debate between live humans and an AI-powered robot that managed to hold its own, scanning through research and news reports to formulate arguments against its opponents. It even managed to convince the audience to favor its stance, displaying its nuanced ability to create persuading opinions. "This is a great tool for helping educate the public," says Arvind Krishna, SVP & Director of IBM Research. (Credit: CHEDDAR)


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